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The City of New Castle had a population of 891 as of July 1, 2017. New Castle ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for New Castle is located at latitude 38.4336 and longitude -85.1692 in Henry County. The formal boundaries for the City of New Castle (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Henry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 833 feet.

The City of New Castle (GNIS ID: 2404359) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of New Castle is located within New Castle Division of Henry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Castle population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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New Castle, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 891
Daytime Population: Workers 539
Daytime Population: Residents 560
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,099
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 832
Population in Familes 638
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density2 2,172
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $46,166
Average Household Income $56,633
Per Capita Income $24,276


Total Housing Units 416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 196 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 166 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $111,458
Average Home Value $129,768


Total Households 361
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 222
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.32% -0.18%
Households -0.3% -0.11%
Families 0.12% -0.27%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

New Castle, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Castle to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 250 54th
Population Density # 106 81st
Diversity Index # 210 61st
Median Household Income # 208 62nd
Per Capita Income # 202 63rd

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